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April 18, 1945 |
Moscow, Soviet Union
|Institutions||Tel Aviv University
|Alma mater||Moscow State University|
|Doctoral advisor||Israil Gelfand|
|Doctoral students||Roman Bezrukavnikov
|Known for||Bernstein–Sato polynomial; D-modules; Bernstein inequality; Bernstein–Gelfand–Gelfand resolution; proof of Kazhdan–Lusztig conjectures; perverse sheaves; Beilinson-Bernstein localization|
|Notable awards||Israel Prize (2004)|
Joseph Bernstein (sometimes spelled I. N. Bernshtein or Iosif Naumovič Bernštejn; Hebrew: יוס(י)ף נאומוביץ ברנשטיין; Russian: Иосиф Наумович Бернштейн; born April 18, 1945) is an Israeli mathematician working at Tel Aviv University. He works in algebraic geometry, representation theory, and number theory.
Bernstein received his Ph.D. in 1972 under Israel Gelfand at Moscow State University, and moved to Harvard in 1983 due to growing anti-semitism in the Soviet Union. He was a visiting scholar at the Institute for Advanced Study in 1985-86 and again in 1997-98.
Awards and honors
Bernstein was elected to the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities in 2002 and was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences in 2004. In 2004, Bernstein was awarded the Israel Prize for mathematics. In 2012 he became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
- Publication list
- Some pdf files of papers by Bernstein including Algebraic theory of D-modules and his notes on Meromorphic continuation of Eisenstein series
- Beilinson, A. A.; Bernstein, J.; Deligne, P. Faisceaux pervers. (Perverse sheaves) Analysis and topology on singular spaces, I (Luminy, 1981), 5-171, Astérisque, 100, Soc. Math. France, Paris, 1982.
- A Refugee at Harvard — Harvard's Scientific Minds: Soviet Researcher Joins the Math Department, The Harvard Crimson, February 25, 1983.
- Institute for Advanced Study: A Community of Scholars
- "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Recipient's C.V.".
- "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Judges' Rationale for Grant to Recipient".
- List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society, retrieved 2012-11-10.
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